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by superstorm sandy. rivetiepresentativiveting video. some estimates for the east coast reaching $20 billion worth of havoc. that is rough to watch. thank you for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm marla tellez. unprecedented damage and destruction all over the east coast in the wake of sandy. the hardest hit is new york city. >> three people were injured overnight when flood waters made it difficult to get on the scene of a fire. >> we have live team coverage this morning, but we will begin with danielle leigh in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: people are trying to get back to normal and laying out picnic tables and chairs. that said, the threat from hurricane sandy has passed. there is danger out there throughout most of the northeast. the communities are climbing out of a watery mess. sandy beat the eastern seaboard with a vengeance. >> we don't know if we have bodies out there. that is why we are on the road. >> reporter: streets that look like rivers and landmarks ripped apart have crews working over time today. >> i know people woke up to devastation. >> i was on the phone with fema
pictures. new this morning as we track the path of superstorm sandy. good morning, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelley, good morning, everybody. let's get you right to the latest on that storm. at least 16 people are dead as sandy continues to make its assault on the northeast. that storm simply slamming the coast with a 13-foot surge of sea water in new york city, causing flooding and power failures everywhere. electricity out for millions of customers up and down that coast. nbc's daniel lee has new pictures and video from superstorm sandy and the impact on the entire east coast. >> reporter: across the northeast, violent waves toppled over sea walls, threatening coastal communities. sandy sent a record 13-foot storm surge into new york city flooding tunnels, subways and streets. >> this is a once in a long time storm. the surge is very high. >> reporter: at a medical center a blown generator forced emergency evacuations. in atlantic city, new jersey, floodwater destroyed part of the famous boardwalk. the national guard rescued two dozen people trapped in a shelter that
carrier. the airports have been rough over the past couple of days with superstorm sandy. in our neck of the woods, definitely quieting down. the unsettled weather will continue for 24 more hours as the storm system pulls out. next we turn to the potential for very dense fog. and we have to get through very gusty winds later on today as the system pulls out. what to expect? showers will clear by midday. most of the activity has been trending from north to south. still about 58 degrees here in san jose. you're already in the 60s in the city where the sun is breaking through. a mix of sun and clouds throughout the remainder of the day. sunset tonight at 6:10. it's going down so early. but as you know, we have a time change just around the corner. a little patchy fog on friday. widespread fog saturday. and settled weather, comfortable conditions, good-looking weekend. that's your tease. >> and the weekend is spectacular with that extra hour to sleep. >> that just makes everything better. >> see you in a minute. >>> she mentioned superstorm sandy. millions across the northeast are beginni
Ñi softened his attack during the wake of superstorm sandy, had more to say. he re-focused squarely on his rival >> if president obama is reelected, you will see high levels of unemployment continue and stalled wage growth, if any at all. >> reporter: and mr. romney mocked mr. obama for this proposal he outlined earlier. >> i said i want to consolidate the government agencies, we should have one secretary of business, instead of nine different departments. >> we don't need the secretary of business to understand business. we need a president who understands business. and i do. >> reporter: this afternoon in richmond, mr. romney called on supporters to give to the red cross but was interrupted by protesters. >> that is what caused this monster storm. >> reporter: at the center of the response to the storm, new york city's mayor michael bloomberg said that climate change contributed to the storm, and endorsed mr. obama as the best candidate to tackle the climate change, saying he could still inspire the hope he did four years ago, despite what mr. bloomberg called a disappointing four
to our newsroom right now, incredible video showing more damage from that superstorm sandy. marla tellez joins us now with more. >> reporter: laura, good morning. these images coming into our newsroom are just overwhelming. it's a matter of where do we begin. we'll start in one of the hardest-hit cities, of course talking about the big apple, new york city. this is the scene in one part of queens where a street looks more like a river. this is something, of course, queens has never experienced. the same flooded neighborhood also caught fire, flames destroying at least 50 homes in rockaway beach, queens, overnight. in complete contrast, take a look at times square. this is a ghost town, 100% empty. only filled with high winds and rain. adding insult to injury, we can show you a major transformer explosion that happened in the heart of the city and has most of manhattan in the dark today. the blast here cutting power to some 65,000 customers in lower manhattan. at least five people have reportedly died in new york city alone overnight. now, in new jersey where sandy made landfall last nigh
by superstorm sandy. this morning the death toll is still rising. so far at least 70 people are confirmed dead. five million remain without power. but there is some good news. this is new video shot this morning at la guardia airport which is back up and running with limited service. subway service in new york city is also reopening today as well. also with limited service. now, in new jersey, the city of hoboken is a virtual island after 500 million gallons of water flooded the square mile town. officials say it will take at least two days to pump out all that water. the city's mayor says that's not the only thing the city needs to deal with from this disaster. they're picking up the pieces there. >>> in the meantime in greenwich, connecticut, firefighters just released this stunning video showing three mansions burning to the ground as sandy made landfall monday night. everyone that lived inside made it out safely, we're happy to say, but the homes, total loss. in the meantime after waiting out the storm, the candidates back on the campaign trail. we'll have a live report from capitol hill c
in effect right now, just trying to recover from superstorm sandy. there's one thing happening today that will bring some relief to tens of thousands affected by the storm. >>> and the out of control hollywood party that prompted police to respond in riot gear. >>> welcome back, everyone. a good thursday morning to you. all quiet, all dark over san jose, at least right now waiting for the sun's arrival. we've got a big time change coming this weekend as well sunday morning, fall back an hour. already november. >>> 4:43. police in hollywood searching for a gunman who shot into a crowd of halloween revelers injuring three people. it happened about 10:00 last night along hollywood boulevard. this morning a acce17-year-old is in critical condition. a 14-year-old boy and 25-year-old man suffered injuries. police swarmed the scene, some in riot gear, to try to control the crowd. >>> millions across the northeast waking up to another day without power. some surrounded by water. others simply looking for somewhere to call home. hurricane sandy knocking out power. president obama visiting are
coverage in place of this aftermath of hurricane sandy, now changed to a superstorm. we will get things going out there. we're being told over six million people are without power up and down the east coast. our team coverage will include marla tellez. we also have christina loren will talk about all of that weather and stephanie will be out talking about what's happening as well at sfo. again, 50 plus homes have been destroyed out there, worse than irene they're being told. but let's take it live right now. nbc is covering this for us up and down the east coast. daniel lee is live in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: now that the sun is up we're finally starting to get a better sense of the damage all across the northeast. damage from sandy, a storm that is in no way finished as it continues to bring more wind and in some places more rain. at the height of the storm, sandy turned streets into rivers and ripped shingles from roofs in northern new jersey. sandy sent a record 13-foot storm surge into new york city, flooding tunnels, subways and streets. >> this is a once in a long time s
. >>> superstorm sandy is gone. but the misery continues to grow. 98 are confirmed dead, 38 in new york city alone. and that number is expected to rise, as police and rescue crews go door-to-door, searching for victims. authorities say it could take a week or more to restore power. the lack of electricity has shut down gas stations and supermarkets. the hardest-hit areas, staten island in new york and the jersey shore, where many homes are completely destroyed. there's a distinct local connection in all of this. people are finally able to fly back into sfo, while money and supplies are flying out to the east coast. george kiriyama continues our coverage from sfo tonight. >> reporter: the first thing this woman noticed when she arrived in san francisco, were lights. >> it's a luxury. >> reporter: that's because days after hurricane sandy, her staten island home still has no power. she is one of the millions who survived the superstorm in the northeast. >> i have a 15-year-old daughter who was very terrified. and she thought we were going to die. >> reporter: linda was visiting newark when sandy hit
where 92 people are dead and nearly four million homes without power after superstorm sandy. >> indeed that devastation of course can be found throughout the entire east coast, but among the hardest hit, new york city. this is new video released overnight of new york's metropolitan transit agency. you can see a portion of the once-flooded subway is now empty, but it's not quite ready for service there. meantime frustration growing as people just try to get into manhattan. they're forced to deal with very heavy traffic and all those large crowds you can see at the bus stops. in the city some people still without power, still without clean water. new york will be sent bottled water and ready-to-eat meals for the hardest-hit areas during this weekend. >>> and in new jersey, there is still long lines as people try to fill up their gas tanks. officials say there's plenty of gas, but they can't get it to the stations because they need that electricity to unload it. utility crews from all over the country are actually converging on the northeast to try to help, but one group is actually being
in that aftermath of superstorm sandy. sfo says all the flights from the east coast will be on time today. and today mass transit is back online in new york city, but restrictions are still in place for thousands of -- millions of people actually trying to get through those bridges and tunnels. brooklyn's battery tunnel remains closed because it is filled with water. you can see it here. the army corps of engineers just pumping the devices to begin it draining. parts of the long island railroad remain closed because tracks are blocked by downed trees and debris everywhere. just in, this is video from la guardia airport actually opening up in about an hour from right now, which was covered in rain yesterday we showed you. airlines running limited service in and out of all three new york airports. jfk and newark actually opened up yesterday. as we mentioned, flights are back on schedule at sfo. we just got off the phone with airport officials who say all scheduled flights to new york and newark are on time. it is still a good idea to check with your airline before departure. rain in the bay area may e
. and the search there for survivors. we'll have more on the devastating aftermath of superstorm sandy just ahead. >>> the president has been outstanding in this. >> i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me. >> and unlikely allies. how the devastation on the east coast is prompting praise for the president from a republican governor. >>> now, live to hoboken, new jersey. it looks like people and cars just wading through a lake out there. it's just unbelievable, water and devastation. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. >>> a live look at wall street at the new york stock exchange where the opening bell is ringing for the first time since superstorm sandy has devastated the east coast. >> michael bloomberg there ringing the opening bell. the devastating storm swept 17 states so far. tracie potts live in w
morning to you. superstorm sandy killed at least 55 people along the atlantic coast. as we know, wiped out people to more than 8 million people. many of whom are waking up on this wednesday, still in the dark. just look at this photo snapped by someone from across the hudson river. yes, this is new york's skyline. the usually sparkling sight is dimly lit this morning because some 200,000 lower man halten customers are still without electricity. given the magnitude of the outage, it is expected to take crews days to restore all those outages. now, it's also going to be a while before la guardia is open again. these aerials show how flooded the tarmac really is. new york's subway system is also still closed. but jfk international and newark airports are back in business today with limited service. meanwhile, developing story in new jersey. this video just into our newsroom in the last few minutes shows multiple fires burning in the peninsula town of bricktown which was hit hard by sandy. at leeast 14 homes here have burned. the scary thing here is fire crews cannot get to these flares this m
is superstorm sandy hit the coast, but for many, the pain and emotion begins now. tonight, the devastation just too much for many to bear. >> i don't believe this. >> people are finding their homes heavily damaged, flood waters you can see carried a boat into this home. look at this, lines for gas backed up on the highways, and new problems are coming as temperatures drop. and people in new york city and new jersey and connecticut still do not have heat or power. >>> tonight, celebrities did what they could to help pitch in on the telethon right here on nbc. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ down by the sea. >> some big names there, today, anchor matt lauer hosted the tell telethon, and the boss himself performed. >>> and the highway shut down for more than five hours, police say the driver of the truck lost control, crashing into the drive in pleasantton. the big rig ended up on its side blocking all southbound lanes of the freeway, along with clearing the crash, the crews had to take care of a fuel spill, luckily the driver was not seriously hurt and the lanes reopened. >>> and silicon valley gets a dose of rea
with two other storm systems becoming kind of superstorms. and sandy is set to strike a week before election day, power outages could pose some serious problems. >>> let's turn things over to jeff ranieri for his analysis. >> this storm system could be histor nick many respects. it's a category 1 storm but has tropical storm force rain bands stretching out some 400 miles from the center. usually see that with a category 2 or category 3 storm. so where does this storm track take us? as we head throughout sunday morning, it's going to be parallel to the carolinas. then by monday night, parallel to the mid-atlantic and then as we head throughout tuesday morning, our best guess right now would be a landfall here somewhere between new york and also washington, d.c. but a slight shift in the track to the north or south and it could mean drastically different conditions. so this, by all accounts, is an extremely dangerous storm system that anyone in the east coast or it you are doing anything traveling will need to watch closely. the wafrainfall, 6 to 13 inches expected next monday and tue
to manage the recovery following superstorm sandy, president obama is back on the campaign trail today. the commander in chief spend wednesday in new jersey touring the devastation along the coastline. but he's making up for lost time today with rallies in nevada, colorado and wisconsin. mitt romney spent the day campaigning in virginia. more than 19 million people have already cast early ballots, but those won't be counted until november 6th. >>> state prosecutors in pennsylvania are reportedly announcing criminal charges against former longtime penn state president graham spanier. sources say the charges are based on e-mails that suggest spanier and others decided not to tell child welfare authorities about the allegations against jerry sandusky. sandusky was transferred to state prison where he will serve 30 to 60 years behind bars. >>> more than 1,000 residents near louisville, kentucky, are waiting to return to their homes after workers accidently sparked a chemical fire at the site of a train derailment. at least three workers suffered serious burns. residents outside the evacuat
, the president visited with victims of the superstorm in new jersey. the state where sandy came ashore was hardest hit. after his tour, he pledged federal support for the long haul. president barack obama joined new jersey state governor chris christie to get a firsthand look at what sandy left behind. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: a long-time supporter of republican presidential nominee mitt romney, christy is today praising the president's handling of sandy. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me since before the storm hit. i think this is our sixth conversation since the weekend. and it's been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do. >> reporter: the loss estimated to be in the billions. in seaside heights on the jersey shore, the boardwalk has been ripped apart. the amusement park there before and after the storm. the roller coaster now in the atlantic ocean. further inland, evacuations continue. >> wa
. hurricane sandy, a superstorm. it could affect 50 million people along the east coast. we have all of this covered including the political ramifications of the storm in the coming days. we are nine days to go until the election. i want to go live first to asbury bark on the new jersey shore where we go through the latest, including what you were talking about. we could see the aftereffects through election day. >> exactly, david. this is a monster storm. right now, it's about 260 miles south-southeast of cape hatteras but it's also 395 miles east of new york city. it is a sprawling system. tropical force winds extend out 500 miles from the center of the storm. this is 1,000 miles in diameter. it's making its way along the coast. right now, it's a category 1 storm. it's going to parallel the coast for 24 hours. late monday night, early tuesday morning, the path of the storm brings it on shore in central coastal new jersey. the worst part of the storm is the northeast quadrant. that northeast quadrant, if it follows this path, we expect it to will put it in line for coastal new jerse
sandy. forecasters say it could become a superstorm. meteorologist christina loren is joining us with all the details. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >>> hurricane sandy bearing down on the east coast. millions fleeing as she heads towards land. this is a live look at virginia beach where people are certainly bracing for that storm. normally we'd be hearing the opening bell right about now, but sandy has also forced the closure of the new york stock exchange. how the storm is bringing life to a standstill on the east and west coast, all coming up in a live report. >>> good monday morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley is off this morning. >> line drive into center field, and that's a
today." >>> it is the last thing you think people will face in the height of hurricane sandy. disturbing surveillance video shows a new york man being attacked during the superstorm. the 20-year-old man had been rushing home during the worst of the storm when a group of five men tripped him and just began beating him. the thieves made off with a phone and $40. unreal. >>> well, two astronauts took a walk outside the international space station thursday to fix a leaky radiator system. it took them 5 1/2 hours to successfully reroute ammonia cooling lines. just hours before the orbiting lab had to be moved to avoid a piece of space junk. and here's a fun tidbit for you. nasa says the astronauts warmed up for the walk by dancing to madonna's "vogue." bill does that every morning in the makeup room. >>> so do you pay attention to those in-flight safety briefing before you take off? we didn't think so. and air new zealand wants to change that so they released a new video to celebrate the premiere of "the hobbit" later this month using characters from the film as passengers. and the director o
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is struggling to recover from hurricane sandy. this morning, a series of fires broke out in one hard hit shore town. at least 55 deaths are blamed on the superstorm. thousands of people are stranded forcing some to take to the care. more than 6 million utility customers are still without power today in new york city. commuters still had no subway or train service and school remained closed for a third day. but, signs of hope as the new york stock exchange reopens this morning and limited air travel resumes at jfk and newark liberty international airport. after putting his campaign on hold for the hurricane, republican mitt romney resumes a full schedule today with three stops in florida. on friday, he'll join running mate congressman paul ryan for a big rally in ohio. both campaigns are unleashing a blizzard of final week's tv ads to sway undecided voters in key swing states. yet, another shark attack in california. but unlike last week's victim, the 25-year-old surfer bitten on tuesday has survived. he's been hospitalized and is in fair condition. fellow surfers helped to rescue the man suffe
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